Category Archives: Obituary

Mr. Leon W. (Lil’ Buddie) Trammell

Mr. Leon W. (Lil’ Buddie) Trammell age 84 of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at Beech Tree Manor in Jellico.  He was a member of New Canaan Baptist Church, a Veteran of the U.S. Army, a retired T.V. and Appliance Technician, he loved to play guitar, loved gardening, especially growing tomatoes.  Preceded in death by parents, Marion Trammell and Zoella Silcox Trammell Harrison, and brother, Clayton Trammell.

Survivors: Wife of 32 years, Treba Trammell of LaFollette; Three Children, Walter Lee Trammell and wife, Jan, of Fayetteville, TN, Debbie King and husband, Howard, of LaFollette, and Ella Mae DeVore and husband, Paul, of Oneida, TN; 4 Grandchildren, William Wallace and wife, Mary Ann, Greg Trammell and wife, Ashley, Brandon Johnson and wife, Erica, and Kelly Paul; 6 Great-grandchildren, Courtney, Joshua, Tyson, Eliza Belle, Madelyn, and Joselyn.  Several other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Sunday 2 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Greg Miller officiating.  Interment to follow at Campbell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 P.M. Sunday before funeral services.  Online condolences for Mr. Trammell may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Leon W. (Lil’ Buddie) Trammell.

Nora Lee Baird

Nora Lee Baird, age 84, of Jacksboro passed away Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Cumberland Village Rehabilitation Center of LaFollette.  Member of Mt. Paran Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by parents, Francisco & Ollie Baird.

Survivors:

Sister:  Margaret Garafola, Manluis, NY

Nephews:  Robert & Terri Baird, Knoxville, TN

Ronald & Mary Ann Garafola, Manluis, NY

Iva Lynn Baird, Wartburg, TN

Henry Anthony & Amy Baird, Smithfield, VA

Graveside Services & Interment 11:30 AM Wednesday at Jacksboro Cemetery

Family will receive friends 9 AM – 11 AM Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Mr. Earl William Stooksbury

Mr. Earl William Stooksbury age 85 of Jacksboro, TN passed away at his home Saturday, March 5, 2011.  Earl was born and raised in the Pinecrest Community of Campbell County and had lived in Jacksboro, TN since 1963.  he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Wayne, his parents Amos and Minnie Stooksbury, sister, Ruby Wright, and his beloved son, Edward L. Stooksbury.

 He is survived by his son, Gary L. Stooksbury of Knoxville, TN, Former wife and long-time friend, Loretta (Madge) Stooksbury of Jacksboro, TN; Grandchildren, Brandon J. Stooksbury and wife Lara, of Las Vegas, NV, Sara Stooksbury of Clinton, TN, and Erin Stooksbury of LaFollette; Daughter-in-law, Suzanne Stooksbury of LaFollette; Sisters, Edna Byrd of Fenton, MI, Thelma Daughtery of Jacksboro, TN, Faye McNeeley and husband Melvin, of Grand Blanc, MI, and a host of other relatives and friends.

 The family will celebrate his life Tuesday Evening, March 8th, from 6 to 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home in LaFollette, TN followed by a brief eulogy delivered by Bobby Snodderly.  Family and Friends will meet Wednesday, March 9th, at 11 A.M. at Campbell Memorial Gardens for Masonic Services and Interment.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Indian Creek Baptist Church, 2468 Pinecrest Rd., Jacksboro, TN 37757, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Earl William Stooksbury.

Mr. William Robert “W.R. – Bill” Hatmaker

Mr. William Robert “W.R. – Bill” Hatmaker age 85 of LaFollette passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, at his home.  He was of the Holiness Faith, and a Veteran of WWII.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 ½ years, Viona Lundy Hatmaker on February 10, 2010; parents, Luster and Janice Shumate Hatmaker, sisters, Mabel Henry, Katie Fee, and Alta Whitaker; brothers, Charles Hatmaker and Howard Hatmaker.

 Survivors: Daughters, Shirley Mabie of St. Joseph, TN and Sandy Clotfelter and husband, James of Jacksboro; grandchildren, Martin Mabie of St. Joseph, TN, Renae Thigpen of Lawrenceburg, TN, Kristie Caddell of Jacksboro, and Stacy Strandberg and husband, Justin of Powell; great grandchildren, Jacob Mabie of Loretta, TN, Emma Martin of Lawrenceburg, TN, and Austyn Harlee Caddell of Jacksboro.  Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.   

 Funeral Services Wednesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J. T. Bryant pastor of Union Street Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe, MI officiating. Family and friends will meet Thursday 10 A.M. at Campbell Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday before funeral services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be made for Mr. Hatmaker at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. William Robert “W.R. – Bill” Hatmaker.

Mrs. Evelyn June Myers McCullah

Mrs. Evelyn June Myers McCullah, age 93 of LaFollette, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, February 26, 2011.  She had been a Christian for over 60 years, and attended Word of Life Church.  She was preceded in death by husband, Millard McCullah; daughter, Lorene Courtright; parents, Monroe and Anniebelle Wright Myers; brothers, Henry Myers, Orlando Myers, John Myers, Edd Myers, and Charles Myers; sisters, Stacy Yoakum, Cloeva Proffit, and Jessie Prater.

She is survived by daughters, Irene Hopkins of DeKalb, IL and Dean Nuchols of LaFollette; 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren; sister, Blanche Brantley of LaFollette; special nieces, Jeannie Prater and Ruth Roach.  Several other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Thursday 10 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Anthony Gibson officiating.  Interment to follow at Bakers Forge Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences for Mrs. McCullah may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Evelyn June Myers McCullah.